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  • JaCoby stays hot, but Tigers drop nightcap
    What looked like a memorable doubleheader for JaCoby Jones and a sweep for the Tigers fell apart in a tumultuous ninth inning. Abraham Almonte's game-tying, pinch-hit single off closer Shane Greene and Niko Goodrum's run-scoring error pushed the Royals in front for the first time all day, sending the Tigers to a 3-2 loss and a day-night doubleheader split on Friday night at Comerica Park.
  • Tigers make young fan's day with ASG tickets
    Kyle Van Houten thought he was headed to Comerica Park to catch a Friday night game with his parents. He had no idea Michael Fulmer would be receiving his ceremonial first pitch, or that nearly two dozen family and friends would be with him for it.
  • Fiers looking to heat up in clash with Royals
    Right-hander Mike Fiers (1-1, 3.86 ERA) will get to pitch in warmer weather for the first time during his Tigers tenure when he squares off against lefty Danny Duffy and the Royals at 1:10 p.m. ET on Saturday at Comerica Park. Fiers gave up five earned runs over 5 2/3 innings, including two home runs, in a chilly loss to the Yankees on April 13.
  • Tigers walk off in 10th on JaCoby's 1st homer
    JaCoby Jones powered the Tigers to their fourth straight win with a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 10th inning, sending Detroit to a 3-2 victory over the Royals on Friday afternoon to open a day-night doubleheader at Comerica Park. He also recorded an RBI double and starter Michael Fulmer delivered seven strong frames, while Kansas City's Jason Hammel went nine. Mike Moustakas extended his hit streak to 11 games with a solo homer, and Jon Jay drove in the Royals' other run on a single.
  • Gerber grateful to be Tigers' 26th man in DH
    The callup is just for a day. For outfielder Mike Gerber, the Tigers' 26th man for Friday's day-night doubleheader against the Royals, it was a long time coming.
  • Manning among top prospect performers
    Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Friday.
  • Martin's grand slam fuels sweep of Orioles
    Leonys Martin's fifth-inning slam broke the game open, and paved the way to a 13-8 win for the Tigers and a three-game series sweep of the Orioles at Comerica Park.
  • Tigers' Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Tigers have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Detroit's Top 30 Prospects on MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.
  • Bosio preaching patience, has staff competitive
    Chris Bosio remembers pitching in wintry weather as a member of the Milwaukee Brewers, back when they played outdoors at County Stadium. The Tigers' pitching coach does not remember pitching in weather like what his team encountered for much of the season's first three weeks.
  • Checking in on AL Central new guys: Martin
    New faces abound in the American League Central in 2018, some young and some old. Let's go around the horn in the division and check out the new guys.
  • Tigers' Machado walks off O's in wild finish
    The weather was chilly at Comerica Park, but the sun and the hitters warmed things up late. Dixon Machado's second Major League home run finally decided a back-and-forth affair in the bottom of the ninth, sending the Tigers to a 6-5 win over the Orioles Wednesday afternoon.
  • Pipeline Inbox: Who will Tigers draft at No. 1?
    There have been some outstanding performances across the country by prospects, from the big leagues all the way down to this year's Draft class. This week's Inbox tries to reflect that.
  • Miggy lasers a home run on 35th birthday
    Miguel Cabrera tends to hit especially well on his birthday. The Tigers slugger celebrated turning 35 on Wednesday with his 464th career home run, a sixth-inning solo homer to give the Tigers a 2-1 lead on the Orioles at Comerica Park.
  • Liriano sharp, V-Mart resurgent in win over O's
    Despite bone-chilling temperatures, the Tigers had just enough heat to outlast the Orioles on Tuesday night. Backed by a solid start from Francisco Liriano and a two-run home run from Victor Martinez on his three-hit night, Detroit won, 4-2, to take the first game in a three-game series over Baltimore. Jeimer Candelario added an RBI triple for the Tigers, while the O's only offense came on a Trey Mancini homer and an RBI single from Adam Jones. Orioles starter Andrew Cashner posted a quality start, yielding three runs in six innings.
  • Mojo back, Martinez cracks first homer of 2018
    After the rough season that Victor Martinez went through in 2017, Tuesday night was the continuation of a refreshing change. In the second inning of the Tigers' 4-2 win over the Orioles, Martinez walloped his first home run of the season, a two-run dinger that nearly cleared the bullpens.
  • Resilient V-Mart reflects on health scare
    Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez actually considered quitting baseball, until somebody explained to him the possibility of having his kids home-schooled so they could go wherever his baseball travels took him.
  • Bosio returns to work, happy to be with Tigers
    Tigers pitchers weren't the only ones getting restless from all the time away from the field. So was their pitching coach. Chris Bosio had been away from the team since being hospitalized for a personal medical issue last Monday in Cleveland. But when the Tigers opened their three-game series against the Orioles Tuesday at Comerica Park, Bosio was there, back to work.
  • Tigers greats recall '68 WS like it was yesterday
    The stories were flowing. A half-century after the Tigers' 1968 World Series title, Al Kaline, Willie Horton and Jim Price had memories clear enough that it sounded like last season.
  • Inbox: Any pitching prospects close to MLB?
    Tigers reporter Jason Beck fields fans' questions in the latest Inbox.
  • Yanks-Tigers twin bill postponed until June 4
    For the second consecutive day, the Tigers and Yankees lost out to the weather. This time, an ice storm forced the postponement of both halves of their doubleheader at Comerica Park. The games will be made up on June 4 in a split doubleheader.
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